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John O’Brien

Partner; MBA


John O’Brien is a Partner at Adam James International. John focuses on C-suite and senior leadership executive search assignments across a broad spectrum of disciplines including general management, marketing, sales, operations, human resources and IT. He has led searches for Fortune 500 corporations, private companies, multi-generational family companies, institutes of higher learning and non-profit organizations.

Prior to working for Adam James, John co-founded and led an award winning retained executive search firm for over 15 years. His career prior to executive search included leadership roles with Union Carbide Corporation, First Brands Corporation, The Clorox Company and The Sherwin-Williams Company. John earned an Executive MBA from Case Western Reserve University and a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Kansas.